On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1968

Historical Events

  • "I'm Solomon" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1st decimal coins issued in Britain (5 & 10 new pence, replacing shilling and two-shilling pieces)
  • United Methodist Church forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Aisha bint Al Hussein, Princess of Jordan, twin of Princess Zein and sister of King Abdullah II, born in Amman, Jordan
  • Charles Stanton "Stan" Frazier, American musician, record producer, songwriter and restaurateur (Sugar Ray), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Timothy McVeigh, American Oklahoma City bomber and terrorist, born in Lockport, New York (d. 2001)
  • Zein bint Al Hussein, Princess of Jordan, twin of Princess Aisha and sister of King Abdullah II, born in Amman, Jordan
1968 Highlights

About April 23, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus